Simple Pork and Cabbage Soup
This simple pork and cabbage soup is a quick and easy low-carb meal that can be made in under 15 minutes. This recipe is perfect for work lunches or a mid week dinner with the added bonus of being very cheap, highly nutritious and low in carbs.
Calories 251 kcal
5 cups boiling water (1.25 L) 150 gm pork mince 1/2 brown onion, roughly chopped 1 pinch salt cracked pepper, to taste 200 gm cabbage or wombok, finely shredded 1 carrot, grated 1 tbsp fish sauce or to your taste 1 spring onion stalk, finely chopped (optional)
Prep all your ingredients. In a medium-sized pot on high heat, add 5 cups of boiling water and bring to a rolling boil. Add the mince and allow the boiling water to push the scum to the sides. With a spoon, scoop up the scum as it collects at the sides of the pot and discard. Turn the heat down to medium and add the onion, salt and pepper. Let it cook for 2 minutes. Add the cabbage and carrot. Let it cook for 5 - 10 minutes depending on high soft you want your cabbage to be. Add the fish sauce and adjust according to your taste. Ladle into a bowl, garnish with spring onions and serve. Calories: 251 kcal | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Protein: 15 g | Fat: 16 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 54 mg | Sodium: 839 mg | Potassium: 549 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 6 g | Vitamin A: 5253 IU | Vitamin C: 42 mg | Calcium: 85 mg | Iron: 1 mg